I try, as much as possible, to take my cues from nature, where the only rule is survival. So. Leaning, on occasion, if the structure is sound, falls well within that parameter.
It's the funniest thing, but when you *let* yourself believe that you are where you need to be for the best chance in the best possible circumstances at this moment, then you stop worrying about all the other junk that accompanies the 'what if's' and 'if only's.' Because surely, surely, that mantra must get tiresome… Continue reading The Best Light
Some of us have no gift for moderation. I'm not sure why, but I think it has to do with an inherent lack of optimism, at least, in my case. And where that came from, by stars or disposition or myriad schoolyard traumas, I have no idea. I admire those who can swim easily between extremes,… Continue reading Moderation
In the moments after a powerful dream or a good sleep or a redeeming meditation, I like to think that we are all like these rogue seeds the birds and squirrels drop here and there among my vegetables and herbs--volunteers who found a good patch and, digging in, made decent use of a scrap of… Continue reading Volunteers